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South Orange, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Residents of South Orange in Essex County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in South Orange can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 1 passport office here in South Orange, there are (307) other passport offices in New Jersey from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to South Orange, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for South Orange.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Office in South Orange, NJ

South Orange Post Office
31 Vose Ave
South Orange NJ, 7079

There is only a single passport office in South Orange.

South Orange Post Office
31 Vose Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079

Regional Passport Offices Close to South Orange

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

New York Passport Agency - 11.6 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 37.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 62.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 169.6 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 173.2 Miles

Other passport offices near South Orange New Jersey:

Maplewood Post Office - Maplewood - 1.3 Miles
Orange Post Office - Orange - 1.9 Miles
East Orange Main Post Office - East Orange - 2.4 Miles
Millburn Post Office - Millburn - 2.5 Miles
City Clerk's Office - East Orange - 2.6 Miles
Short Hills Post Office - Short Hills - 3.2 Miles
Union Post Office - Union - 3.5 Miles
West Orange Post Office - West Orange - 3.6 Miles
Springfield Post Office - Springfield - 3.7 Miles
Essex County Clerk's Office - Newark - 3.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near South Orange

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in South Orange for their passport application sealing needs.

Maplewood New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey, East Orange New Jersey, Millburn New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Glen Ridge New Jersey, East Newark New Jersey, Roseland New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Essex Fells New Jersey, Harrison New Jersey, Bloomfield New Jersey, Roselle Park New Jersey, Verona New Jersey, Montclair New Jersey, Summit New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in South Orange, New Jersey

Getting a passport in South Orange is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in South Orange or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in South Orange will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to South Orange, there is one less than 100 miles from South Orange.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in South Orange

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in South Orange or any other city in New Jersey or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to South Orange are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in South Orange, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in South Orange. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in South Orange, New Jersey

What is the application process of getting a passport in South Orange?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in South Orange, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in South Orange.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in South Orange to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in South Orange?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in South Orange, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for South Orange residents, there is a regional passport facility only 11.6 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near South Orange as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in South Orange?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in South Orange?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near South Orange.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - South Orange - (0.2 mi)
Town Center Across From Train Station Or Ashley Market
4 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079
(973) 821-5380
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10211 - Maplewood - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
453 Valley Street
Maplewood NJ 07040
(973) 763-0124
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3146 - Newark - (1 mi)
Irvington Avenue & Manor Drive
561-579 Irvington Ave
Newark NJ 07106
(973) 373-0387
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #687 - West Orange - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
20 South Valley Street
West Orange NJ 07052
(973) 669-0115
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13686 - Maplewood - (1.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Burnett Ave. & Springfield
1633 Springfield Ave
Maplewood NJ 07040
(973) 761-7391
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3292 - Orange - (1.6 mi)
Central Avenue & Center Street
240-250 Central Ave
Orange NJ 07050
(973) 674-0733
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19400 - Irvington - (1.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Clinton Avenue & Smith Street
1200 Clinton Ave
Irvington NJ 07111
(973) 375-3211
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2795 - East Orange - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
317 Central Avenue
East Orange NJ 07018
(973) 678-7021
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13705 - Vauxhall - (2.1 mi)
Of 2933 Vauxhall Rd &
2933 Vauxhall Rd
Vauxhall NJ 07088
(908) 378-1101
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15010 - Irvington - (2.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Grove & Springfield
810 Springfield Ave
Irvington NJ 07111
(862) 236-1348
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99